Fourth of July Commission

July 4th 2022

Traditional City 4th of July Celebration in 2023


The City of Milwaukee’s Fourth of July festivities are scheduled for Tuesday, July 4, 2023. A tradition dating back to 1911, Milwaukee has long celebrated the Fourth of July with community events around the city.

With 2022 being the first year of full celebrations since the pandemic-related cancellations, Independence Day activities continue in 2023 in the parks throughout Milwaukee this summer, including parades, picnics, games, talent contests, and fireworks, in celebrating this great American holiday.


Celebrate the 4th of July safely!
Fireworks are illegal in the City of Milwaukee.

Alcott Park
Gordon Park 
Humboldt Park
Jackson Park
Lake Park

Lincoln Park
Mitchell Park
Noyes Park
Washington Park

Wilson Park

For current updates, follow these parks on Facebook!



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Contact Us

809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3617  

Phone Number  414-286-8833

City of Milwaukee Department of City Development Commissioner Lafayette L Crump  


Lafayette L. Crump


Phone Number  414-286-5800

Fax Number 414-286-5467

4th of July Commissioners

  • Cheryl Cieciwa, Chair
  • Judith Kohnlein
  • Patrick Koszuta
  • Naomi Miller, Vice Chair
  • Tim Murphy, Secretary
  • Linda Zellmer

2023 Meeting Dates

  • April 20, 2023 - 3 pm - Virtual
  • September 14, 2023 - 3 pm - Virtual
  • November 16, 2023 - 3 pm - Virtual

Milwaukee County Parks

Milwaukee's 4th of July Celebration would not be possible without the support and cooperation of Milwaukee County Parks.
Additional support provided by Milwaukee Public Schools recreation division.

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